Links to Other Supports

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Listed below are some services and reading materials that Foster Parents may find useful. We believe in supporting foster parents and so do many other agencies locally and provincially.

If you’re not sure where to start, try contacting your Resource Social Worker or Community Bridge to discuss it further.

 

***Check out Community Bridge’s List of Books and Resources  

 

Provincial and Federal Foster Parent Supports:

 

BC Federation Foster Parents Association.

1-800-663-9999

Indigenous Perspectives Society

 

Canadian Foster Family Association

 

Office Representative of Child and Youth

 

Fostering Connections

 

Fostering Now

A Child’s Song

 

Adoptive Families Association of BC

 

Additional Information:

Mental Health

Foundry

Anxiety BC

Mind Check

 Kelty Mental Health

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

 

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

The Ascante Centre 

Sources BC

Youth Resources

Aged Out Website

Federation of BC Youth in Care Networks

Dental Benefits for Children in Care and Youth Agreements Guide MCFD Publication

Foundry

Protocol support

Community Bridge Foster Parent Program

Dealing with Difficulites in Foster Homes March  (PDF)

Safeguarding for Foster Families

Relief Care

Relief Care Information Sharing form

Additional Resources

foster family handbook
Standards for Foster Homes